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The American Soldier: The Civil War

Object Number: 
1953.49d
Date: 
1943
Medium: 
Watercolor, black ink, and gouache on Whatman illustration board
Dimensions: 
Overall: 25 1/8 x 19 1/2 in. ( 63.8 x 49.5 cm )
Marks: 
signed: bottom left: "GORDON/HAKE"
Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower left inside image in black ink: "GORDON / HAKE"
Description: 
Illustration: One of six watercolors from the 1943 Calendar 'The American Soldier', from the Berwind-White Coal Mining Co., founded 1874 in western Pennsylvania.
Gallery Label: 
Drawing depicted in the American Soldier Calendar for 1943. Received the Art Directors' Club of Philadelphia Award presented to the Berwind-White Coal Mining Company for the Best Color Illustration in Direct Mail Advertising, 12th Annual Exhibition of Advertising Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Charles E. Dunlap
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group